01/15/2007

Pa. police seize more than 200 lbs. of cocaine

The Associated Press

BOWMANSVILLE, Pa.- Police seized just over 200 pounds of cocaine with a street value of $20 million during a traffic stop in a Philadelphia suburb, authorities said Saturday.

Police pulled over a minivan in Uwchlan Township for an unspecified traffic violation on Friday morning. The driver of the minivan stepped out of the van at the request a Pennsylvania trooper, but then ran away, according to a statement from the Bowmansville state police barracks.

Police searched the minivan, which was reported stolen on Thursday, and found the drugs inside, authorities said.

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